Critical Comms reports on how private LTE network supplied by Challenge Networks is paying dividends for one of the world’s biggest gold producers. Gold Fields is a South Africa-based gold mining company with operations in several countries, including four operating mines in Australia. In order to improve its operations, the company recently installed a private LTE network at its Granny Smith site near Laverton in Western Australia. The technology comprises base stations from Nokia, mobile core network and associated voice solutions from Cisco, and handsets and modems from a variety of vendors.
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4G/LTE, an established worlwide standard for providing wireless broadband access in public networks, is increasingly being used in private enterprise networks. Its huge standards based eco system of of network appliances and devices, supported by the worlds largest hardware and software vendors, is at the forefront of advances in M2M and IoT. Its the only network technology that provides a clear roadmap to 5G and beyond.